CCLC

RESPECTED • CONNECTED  AFFIRMED

Our Mission: 

The Cross-Cultural Leadership Center values and respects the richness and understanding that diversity brings. The Center exists to create an environment in which all students, regardless of their ethnicity, culture, or differences, feel respected, connected and affirmed. Through a holistic approach of leadership development, cultural awareness, community education, and the creation of a constructive social change, we aspire to create transformational opportunities between and for all people that fosters community engagement.

Six Pillars of Success:

Interpersonal Relationships

Building intentional, cross-cultural relationships that upholds the value and dignity of all people is foundational to the work that we do.

Community Building

We are committed to building up the relationships and support infrastructure within diverse communities that increases the visibility and representation culturally inclusive communities on campus. 

Identity Exploration

Self-awareness is critical to one’s empowerment. Through understanding one’s story and experiences within a larger social framework is essential in equipping students to lead and create transformation within themselves and others.

Cultural Competency

Cultural awareness, knowledge and empathy are critical to the holistic academic experience of our students.

Transformational Leadership

We believe in the power of using our influence to create change in individuals and social systems. We aspire to create valuable and positive change within others that develops followers into leaders that promote diversity and inclusion.

Advocacy

By embracing our cultural and intellectual heritage, the CCLC supports student leadership in advancing our collective vision for community empowerment and social justice. 

Keeping Students RESPECTED, CONNECTED, AND AFFIRMED Since 2007

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Events

Black/African American Summit • Feb 17-18

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API Summit • Mar 3-4

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